Engineering spare parts supply chains for harsh environments

Supply Chain @ MIT

However, providing such a service is challenging when the demand for parts is intermittent and procurement practices lack cohesion. A thesis project completed by Sachin Shedge, a graduate of the MIT-Malaysia Master of Science in Supply Chain Management program, explored the […].

CG Consus

ivalua

Established in 2006 and privately held, Consus is a global procurement solutions integrator and services provider. With offices across Malaysia, Philippines, India, Singapore, London, USA and Canada, Consus collaborates with customers to implement source to pay (S2P) solutions and services required for rapid adoption, and realize the return on investment envisaged from such procurement initiatives. [link].

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Q: Food vs Fuel? A: Wrong question…We need more efficient markets!

Supply Chain View from the Field

If we use soybean oil to make biodiesel in this country which promotes palm tree growth in Malaysia – it is not something we can control. A CO2 premium would make that even more appealing…but we won’t go there… Commodities forecasting Contract Management Corporate Social Responsibility Emerging Issues in Supply Chain Food Supply Chains Forecasting Local Food Systems Procurement Sustainability Supply Chain Economics Sustainability

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Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Raymon Krishnan!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Our magazine, LogiSYM is the largest circulating supply chain magazine globally with more than 70,000 subscribers and we run symposiums in Singapore, Malaysia and Dubai. His experience covers the full Logistics spectrum, from raw material procurement to. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Bristlecone Flash – February 2019

Bristlecone

It took a mere 18 weeks for Bristlecone to lead a Middle Eastern steel manufacturing client on a transformation journey that took them from manual processes to a powerful new procurement solution. AMERICAN CORPORATE APPAREL COMPANY SELECTS BRISTLECONE.

Modern Slavery in Today’s Supply Chains

Kinaxis

In a related article by the Guardian , David Noble, chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, points out just how pervasive this issue is, saying 11% of British business leaders report modern slavery likely already plays a role in their supply chains.

What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? Guest Post by Arun Gupta, PhD

Supply Chain View from the Field

In its current form the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a potential free trade agreement (FTA) between the US and 11 Asia-Pacific (APAC) countries (Canada, Mexico, Peru, Chile, Japan, Vietnam, Brunei, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, and New Zealand). Further, there are challenges in negotiations around tariff-free market access to components instead of only finished products, remanufactured products, and government procurement.

Bristlecone Launches SAP Ariba Cloud Connection for Informatica Cloud Data Integration

Bristlecone

The new connector will simplify data integration, helping reduce complexity in the procurement process and improve the efficiency of supply chain operations for Informatica customers. SAN JOSE, Calif.

Global Sourcing and Human Rights Go Hand in Hand

NC State SCRC

Organizations continue to scour global markets for even lower labor rates, moving from Western China to the Pearl River, and now to Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Cambodia, and North Africa.

The Supply Chain’s Vision Problem

Enterra Insights

” Alex Saric, a procurement expert at Ivalua, observes that poor supply chain visibility exposes companies to unwanted risks. Here, a smart approach to procurement will allow companies to improve supplier visibility, put effective measures in place and identify supply chain risks as they appear. Most companies weren’t buying from China or Taiwan or Malaysia like they are today.”[4] Supply chain visibility remains elusive despite decades pursuing it.

What Kind of Visibility Into Your Supply Chain Do You Really Need, and How Do You Get It?

Oracle SCM

Most companies weren't buying from China or Taiwan or Malaysia like they are today. Richard Cushing is principal/consultant for Cushing & Associates. He is an ISCEA Certified Demand-Driven Planner (CDDP) and JobOps Certified Product Specialist.

Chronic Risks for Electronics: Human Rights and Forced Labor

EcoVadis

Companies operating in Asia are especially prone to unfair labor practices, particularly Malaysia, which has nearly 200 electronics factories. Consider the tablet you bought on Black Friday, your friend’s company-issued smartphone or even the computer monitor you may be reading this blog on.

Sector collaboration on sustainability accelerates, as a sixth industry creates an initiative with EcoVadis

EcoVadis

EcoVadis was recently chosen as an independent third-party solution provider for the new “ Responsible Beauty Initiative ,” which is a procurement initiative created by four European leaders in the cosmetics industry (Clarins, Coty, Groupe Rocher and L’Oréal) as well as all of their suppliers.

China Flexes Its Global Logistics Muscle

Material Handling & Logistics

This is truly a brilliant plan on China’s part,” explains David Gonsalvez, CEO of the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation, which is part of the MIT Global Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence Network. For example, China is Malaysia’s top trading partner.

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New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Operations, customs, supply chain, legal and/or logistics departments are brought together during the product procurement process to ensure that imported components and finished products meet the terms of the relevant free trade agreement. Malaysia.

Top eCommerce marketplaces in Philippines

Vinculum

specializes in procuring products that are unavailable in the country. Nearly a million (930,000) users from the Philippines e-commerce marketplace utilize Carousell every 30 days with the success of the company helping it expand to Australian, Malaysia, Taiwan, Singapore, and Hong Kong.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

In 2017, Smith & Nephew expanded its use of business network and cloud-based applications to support a centralized, efficient procurement process for managing spending from end to end. The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day.

7 Mini Case Studies: Successful Supply Chain Cost Reduction and Management

Logistics Bureau

The company began with a pilot operation using a manufacturer in Malaysia. Procurement analysis. If you were to tell me that your company had never looked at its supply chain costs and sought to deliver reductions, I would be mightily surprised.

Navigating the Future in an Uncertain Political and Regulatory Environment

NC State SCRC

Australia and Japan are pushing to continue, however Malaysia and others are moving on, as they are not going to join now that the US is gone.